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AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by It grows on trees, 44 minutes ago | 53 comments | 3694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by reality check, 51 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg plans to raze, replace his Crescent Park homes

Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing for a major update to his digs in the Crescent Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Father of 3, 57 minutes ago | 10 comments | 3639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elevated Thinking on Buses

Are Transit Elevated Buses (TEB) the solution to El Camino and even the railroad on Central Expressway? A new concept...

Original post made by Palo Alto Pedestrian on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 22 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Reality Check, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Want to understand Silicon Valley? Send your kid to a Palo Alto school

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by anne, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Time to stir the pot, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 2054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park fire district gets OK from FAA to operate drone

It's taken almost two years, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now authorized by the FAA to operate a portable...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hermia, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas police shooting

Officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man on a Palo Alto street on Christmas Day were justified when they discharged their...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 30 comments | 3656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves full-day kindergarten for all

All kindergartners entering the Palo Alto Unified School District this fall and in future years will attend school for a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by hard to swallow, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 3567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW HOME STORE OPENING ... </B>Two Stanford Business School alumni, Christina Bryant and Steph Peng, will open their...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painting the door red (or turquoise or purple)

Interior designer Kit Davey has advised hundreds of clients on paint colors for their homes and front doors. Some people...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/27/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California RESource, a real estate information company that obtains home sales data from local...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our election endorsements

<I>Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, 7 hours ago | 47 comments | 4398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With new contract, 70 percent of Palo Alto teachers will earn over $100,000

An analysis of data supplied by the Palo Alto school district shows that more than 70 percent of district teachers will be...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Commenter, 11 hours ago | 69 comments | 7207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 81 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 19 hours ago | 51 comments | 5740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Altan identified as ISIS recruit

A former Palo Alto public school student has been identified as an Islamic State recruit, according to an [http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-uncovered/american-isis-cell-story-3...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by pa97, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 13337 Views
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